Elegant clock with light proportions, unusual model of the eighteenth century Louis XVI signed Tortel in Paris, watchmaker referenced in the Tardy dictionary of watchmakers.
Made of white marble and gilded bronze. Embellished architecture with winding support supporting a marble cylinder containing the part of the mechanism. Domed white enamel dial and finely worked needles, one of which ends with a fleur-de-lis.
Shapely shaped base set with a string of pearls and foliage friezes.
Original mechanism without modification, suspension silk thread, hour and half hour bell on old bell.
Pendulum of excellent manufacture, Perfect authenticity as well as a remarkable state of conservation.